Licensing (Activities) Sub-Committee – 22 August 2018

Chairman:   To be appointed                       
Venue:         Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe
Time:          2.00 pm                                            
E-mail Address: sophie.whipps@northlincs.gov.uk

 AGENDA

1.       Appointment of Chairman.
2.       Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests, personal or personal and prejudicial interests, and significant contact with applicants, objectors or third parties (lobbying), if any.
3.       Licensing Act 2003 – Temporary Event Notice – Rookery Wolds Wedding Venue, Railway Street, Barnetby for Saturday 1 September 2018.
4.       Licensing Act 2003 – Temporary Event Notice – Rookery Wolds Wedding Venue, Railway Street, Barnetby for Saturday 8 September 2018.
5.       Any other items which the chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified. 

MINUTES

PRESENT: –  Councillors Armitage, Hannigan and Rowson.

The sub-committee met at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.

1529   CHAIRMAN – Resolved – That Councillor Hannigan be and he is hereby appointed chairman for the meeting.

Councillor Hannigan thereupon took the chair.

1530   DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS, PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND SIGNIFICANT CONTACT WITH APPLICANTS, OBJECTORS OR THIRD PARTIES (LOBBYING) – The following members declared a personal interest –

Member Minute Number Nature of Interest
Councillor Armitage 1531 Personal Licence Holder

1531   (12)    LICENSING ACT 2003 – TEMPORARY EVENT NOTICE – ROOKERY WOLDS WEDDING VENUE, RAILWAY STREET, BARNETBY – SATURDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 2018  – The Director: Operations submitted a report advising members of the receipt of a Temporary Event Notice at Rookery Wolds Wedding Venue, Railway Street, Barnetby for an event on Saturday 1 September 2018.

Details of the Temporary Event Notice were outlined in the report, together with the notice, a letter of objection from Environmental Health (Commercial), a location map, additional documentation submitted by Environmental Health (Commercial) and   additional documentation submitted by the premises user’s representative, both with the return of their counter notices.

The Director in his report reminded the sub-committee that the options available to it under the Licensing Act 2003 when considering such applications were:

  • To issue a Counter Notice
  • Not to issue a Counter Notice
  • Impose relevant conditions (only where the event has an existing premises licence)

Environmental Health (Commercial) and the premises user’s representative addressed the sub-committee and responded to questions.

Following clarification and the summary of each case, the meeting was adjourned for deliberation by members and then reconvened when the decision of the sub-committee was stated as follows: –

Resolved – That after careful consideration of all the information contained within the agenda bundle and presented before it, the sub-committee had agreed to not issue a counter notice and grant the Temporary Event Notice, as the sub-committee were sufficiently assured that the licensing objectives would be adhered to in order to prevent a public nuisance.

1532   (13)    LICENSING ACT 2003 – TEMPORARY EVENT NOTICE – ROOKERY WOLDS WEDDING VENUE, RAILWAY STREET, BARNETBY – SATURDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2018  – The Director: Operations submitted a report advising members of the receipt of a Temporary Event Notice at Rookery Wolds Wedding Venue, Railway Street, Barnetby for an event on Saturday 8 September 2018.

Details of the Temporary Event Notice were outlined in the report, together with the notice, a letter of objection from Environmental Health (Commercial), a location map, additional documentation submitted by Environmental Health (Commercial) and   additional documentation submitted by the premises user’s representative, both with the return of their counter notices.

The Director in his report reminded the sub-committee that the options available to it under the Licensing Act 2003 when considering such applications were:

  • To issue a Counter Notice
  • Not to issue a Counter Notice
  • Impose relevant conditions (only where the event has an existing premises licence)

Environmental Health (Commercial) and the premises user’s representative addressed the sub-committee and responded to questions.

Following clarification and the summary of each case, the meeting was adjourned for deliberation by members and then reconvened when the decision of the sub-committee was stated as follows: –

Resolved – That after careful consideration of all the information contained within the agenda bundle and presented before it, the sub-committee had agreed to not issue a counter notice and grant the Temporary Event Notice, as the sub-committee were sufficiently assured that the licensing objectives would be adhered to in order to prevent a public nuisance.